Recruitment at Street Child Nigeria for a Livelihood Manager
Recruitment at Street Child Nigeria for a Livelihood Manager -

New NGO Jobs at Street Child Nigeria

Street Child is a UK charity working to protect vulnerable children and improve access to education in some of the poorest communities in the world. We work in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nepal and in the last few months Street Child has been involved in the Humanitarian response for Nigeria as well as, being partner of the Education in Emergency Working Group.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: 
MEAL Assistant

Location: Maiduguri with frequent travel to Rann (others in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe States if required)
Report to: MEAL Coordinator and Learning and Partnership Manager
Specification: Nigerian Nationals Only
Starting from: 26 November 2018
Duration: 1 year (with 3 months as probation period)

Operational/Context Role

  • Street Child is looking for a dedicated M&E Assistant for our programme in Rann, Kala Balge LGA. Our planned programme will include emergency education interventions in collaboration with the Education in Emergencies Working Group, such as building temporary learning centers, training education facilitators in delivery of the curriculum and trauma counselling, and providing teaching and learning materials.
  • Street Child is also integrating activities relating to child protection to provide care and safety to children with protection concerns and support their caregivers with income generating activities.
  • The main responsibility of the M&E Assistant will be to support the M&E Coordinator in collecting timely data, participating in needs assessment and impact assessment, work with local partners building their capacity on monitoring skills and processes. The position requires a good communication skills, leadership, and the capacity to work with a team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide supervision for quantitative data collection activities
  • Conduct data quality checks in the field and ensure accuracy and completeness of survey questionnaires
  • Provide supervision for data entry of quantitative data, clean data and conduct data analysis.
  • Supervise all M&E casual workers (Enumerators and Data Entry clerks)
  • Conduct observations, Market Surveys (shop monitoring), Focus Group Discussions and Key Informant Interviews with different persons of different age groups (children, youth, adults) and different gender.
  • Enter data from FGDs, shop monitoring, observations and KIIs, participate in data analysis and draft reports
  • Compile data from surveys using relevant and appropriate computer packages
  • Participate in the baseline, mid-term and end of term evaluations of programmes in accordance with the M&E framework
  • Ensure that hard copies and soft copies of data collected is kept at project sites
  • Plan with MEAL Coordinator Officers and L&P Manager data collection needs and activities
  • Prepare informative field reports, identify shortcomings and make relevant recommendations on a regular basis.
  • Contribute to minutes taking and sharing during internal or external meetings or events.


  • Excellent interpersonal, listening and communication skills;
  • Ability to positively influence others and successfully reconcile differences;
  • A self-starter with a strong results orientation and with high levels of integrity, credibility and dependability;
  • An energetic team player who can effectively collaborate, and who can stand alone when necessary;
  • Ability to work in international settings and with various departments to implement successful approaches to Education;
  • Demonstrated ability to work and deliver under pressure and tight deadlines.

Core Values:

  • Commitment to Street Child mission, vision and values, and the ability to convey with enthusiasm Street Child’s role in accompanying and serving forcibly displaced people and in advocating for their right to protection and a life in dignity;
  • High integrity, honesty and confidentiality; ability to deal tactfully and discreetly with situations, people and information;
  • Acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core value.
  • Willingness to work in flexible, sub-optimal, stressful and unstable environment.

Qualification and experience

  • Undergraduate Degree in International Development, International Relations or other relevant disciplines


  • Experience (up to 1 years) working with NGO preferably in Humanitarian setting
  • Experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative data collection activities (surveys, assessments, monitoring, evaluations, etc.)
  • Ability to write very good quality reports in English is required
  • Good contextual knowledge of local community and social/cultural constraints, realities and organizational relationships.


  • Fluency in English and Hausa (written and spoken) and excellent writing skills.
  • Kanuri language is an advantage.

Technical Skills:

  • Good analytical, reporting, strategic thinking and planning skills.
  • Strong monitoring and evaluation skills/experience
  • Preferred knowledge of ODK/Kobo database
  • Preferred understanding of logframes, M&E plans, and indicators

Application Closing Date
10th November, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Contract is for one year with three month of probation period.
  • Use the motivation space to clarify concisely why you are interested to work for Street Child and how your qualifications and experience are a good fit for this position.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Interviews will be offered as they are received


Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Maiduguri, with travels through Borno, Adamawa and Yobe
Report to: Finance Manager
Specification: Nigerian Nationals Only
Starting from: 01 December 2018
Duration: 5 months

Operational/Context Role

  • Street Child is looking for a dedicated finance assistant for our office in Maiduguri. Our programmes include emergency education interventions integrated with Child Protection and Livelihood to support children and their family living in a safe and dignified condition. Street Child works in partnership with local organisations and is currently implementing in 11 LGAs across Borno Adamawa and Yobe.

Overall Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day general financial and administration of the organisation including expenses and payroll, assisting the Finance Manager, the Finance Officer and the Admin and Logistic Officer

Specific Responsibilities
Financial reporting and auditing:

  • To process and oversee the work of financial transactions, accounts payable, accounts receivables, vouchers, etc., by thoroughly checking and correcting the accounting and other relevant financial records
  • To provide support in preparing the financial reports in the accounting and finance system as per the instructions received from the Finance Manager
  • To maintain, update, and retrieve the financial information from the financial database and system
  • To assist in the preparation of receipts and vouchers and their relevant formats, so that the financial details can be entered correctly in the accounting system
  • To apply the basic accounting principles, knowledge, and techniques to analyse the variances and perform routine accounting activities
  • To perform accounting computations and calculations accurately, and try to identify if there are discrepancies, and if there are any errors, try to resolve them

Petty Cash and Banking:

  • Track monthly office petty cash expenditure and prepare petty cash reconciliation statements for sign off by the Country Representative.
  • Check and reconcile cash requests from Street Child staff and liaise with Project/Country Coordinator on outstanding administrative issues.
  • Prepare and manage in a timely manner, payment orders for invoices to be paid by Street Child.
  • Prepare office petty cash requests for sign off by the Country Coordinator.

Administrative tasks:

  • To provide general financial support as required for the office management and for the projects.
  • To prepare correspondence regarding taxation, social and health insurance and union fees for executive review and signature.
  • To give support for the procurement of equipment and supplies for the office ensuring strict adherence to Street Child procurement guidelines.
  • To oversee the booking of flights and accommodation for Street Child staff as required.
  • To prepare staff payslip and support monthly payroll.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • University degree in Finance and Accounting or other relevant disciplines.
  • Experience working with an international NGO will be an advantage.
  • At least 2 years’ work experience as a Finance Assistant, Finance Officer or similar role
  • Good knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (creating spreadsheets and using financial functions)
  • Familiarity with accounting software (e.g. QuickBooks)
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • Attention to detail, with an ability to spot numerical errors
  • Fluency in English and Hausa (both oral and written).

Application Closing Date
11th November, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Use the motivation space to clarify concisely why you are interested to work for Street Child and how your qualifications and experience are a good fit for this position.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.